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Sep 17, 2012 11:30am PDT
this week. -- >> in los angeles right now coptic christian and muslim leaders are holding a news conference to denounce the violence in the mideast over that anti-islamic movie. these are live pictures of that event, very peaceful because they are talking about the rights of free speech and other things. the filmmaker is a self-described coptic christian. >>> shiny new record for apple, the company sold more than two million preorders for iphone 5 in the first 24 hours double the number for the 4s. lines are already growing outside apple stores. flagship store in new york city die-hard fans are camping out many missed out on last week's preorder limited numbers go on sale friday at apple stores and wal-mart, best buy, radioshack, at&t, verizon and sprint. let the frenzy begin. >> mike with the forecast. cooler today. >> definitely cooler today. you may be able to see the winds that are a little faster, clouds a little more stubborn today, tomorrow and wednesday will be the coolest. we'll talk about the change just in time for the weekend in your seven day forecast. >>> plus, teac
KOFY
Sep 19, 2012 11:30am PDT
to a museum in los angeles all weather pending. >> above the fog, right? >> that depends on the marine layer is at that time looks 15 to 2,000 either it is going to fly unit or we are not going to see it. >> they can see it on tv we'll have it. >>> good point. step outside 11:20 haze around the east bay valleys. more pictures of the clouds being a little stubborn today from mount tamalpais down sausalito to san francisco. a few clouds around the bay even pockets of sun at the coast. reoccurring theme is dry even with the clouds it will be dry again tonight even with clouds coming back and fog in the north bay, 50s and 60s until you get to antioch 73. low to mid 60s bay and inland. sunshine is spreading quickly already today tempered by that sea breeze below average temperatures today and tomorrow, a brief warming trend friday and saturday try get back to average before another fall cool or cooling hits sunday temperatures back below average. san francisco 68 today, 71 we are not close today, oakland 75 normally, 66 today. south bay 70 in cupertino san jose upper 60s to low 70s f
KOFY
Sep 26, 2012 11:30am PDT
diego and los angeles. back home, game tonight dress warmly 59° at 7:15. cooling to 55 with increasing clouds during the game. clouds just about everywhere tonight except east bay valleys most of us in the 50s. stuck in the same pattern right now, you can see the next system diverted to the north the high pressure coming in will bring a warming trend to all neighborhoods and friday. you will notice it more friday afternoon, saturday and sunday, 70s at our beaches this weekend, mid 80s around bay, mid 90s inland. when it starts to taper a little monday, tuesday it will be warm inland to a lesser extent around the bay coolest at the coast. abc7 is about to make someone $49,000 richer. go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us then click the win $49,000 button to enter we'll announce the winner october 18th, after the 49ers take on the seahawks here on abc7. if you already like us you still have a chance. go to our facebook page and click that $49,000 button that will take to you the page where you can enter and win that $49,000. good luck. >> and remember your friends. mike, thank you. >>>
KOFY
Sep 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
from florida to los angeles. the endeavour is set to be permanently displayed at california science center in los angeles. it will be bolted to the top of a modified jumbo jet when it leaves kennedy space center it will stop in houston and edwards air force base in southern california. friday morning it will fly over move fit field in mountain -- in moffett field in mountain view. >> i love to see that. >> we should be able to, right mike? >> going to be close in the south bay, a better chance than up near san francisco, probably going to be cloudy friday morning, hopefully that will change they are coming in 9:00 -- >> right now it looks okay. >> right now, exactly. right now it is sunny outside. san francisco friday morning, who knows, san jose, excuse me, friday morning going to be a tough one. you may want to if go to the south bay to make sure. vollmer peak towards the west all the clouds racing back to the coast even then pockets of sun develops this afternoon. live doppler 7 hd nothing in the way of rain, it is dry. you can see how quickly the clouds are dissipating still in
KOFY
Sep 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
, 80s san diego and an los angeles, if you are heading south a chance of thunderstorms probably tuesday and wednesday, something to keep in the back of your mind. still have time to go out to sausalito for the arts festival, temperatures in the low to mid 70s, brezzy but a lot of sunshine the rest of the afternoon. let's take a look at that accuweather, there you go not a dramatic cooling trend, a couple december here, couple degrees there, before you -- before you know it, thursday, friday 8 to 10° cooler from the coast to inland warmer for saturday and sunday. september typically is the second or third warmest month in the bay area. it is going to be warm at times. >> i like your math i can do that kind of math. thank you. >>> the memorial honoring victims of the 1991 oakland firestorm has been vandalized again. vandals damaged the sculpture at the entrance on tunnel road over the weekend that angers gordon piper who lost his home in the fire. he's dedicated much of his life to the memory of 25 people killed in the fire. somebody cut off parts of a metal sculpture and hauled
KOFY
Sep 21, 2012 11:30am PDT
see it for real. >> reporter: now the shuttle is on its way to los angeles where it will go to l.a.x. and then will be housed at the california science center. there was restricted air space around here we are told there were no flight delays at sfo because of this. john alston, abc7 news. >>> another advantage point that attracted a crowd the golden gate bridge of course that's where terry mcsweeney joins us live. what a morning for you! >> reporter: it really was. it was a great story to cover for every kind of reason standing here at vista point just over the golden gate bridge on the marin side. watching the space shuttle kind of come out of haze fly over alcatraz and come over and split the uprights, if you will, on the golden gate bridge. take a look at the pictures. people were saying wow. they were cheering. everybody, it was almost as if a sergeant said to his platoon, salute. as the shuttle came over alcatraz they pulled up their cameras that was their salute and everybody started taking pictures with the ipads, phones, camera phones the whole thing. it was an emotional day
KOFY
Sep 12, 2012 11:30am PDT
the afternoon sun los angeles 81, san diego 77, palm springs 100. no more flooding rains in southern california mid to upper 90s through the central valley upstairs and to our north budging area of high pressure pushing -- bulging area of high pressure pushing through, any time that high starts to develop we get a little warmer not going to get an offshore breeze so the warmest weather inland we'll see more pockets of sun along the coast today, tomorrow, friday. warmth will peak at coast tomorrow upper 60s taper to near 60 monday, max out in the mid 80s around the bay thursday, friday mid 90s inland temperatures drop slowly saturday, sunday, level off monday, tuesday with morning clouds and afternoon sunshine. >> we checked on that figure for the bribe amount for the egg farm, it was just $300, petty cash. >>> listen to this, co-captain of harvard basketball team has chosen to withdraw from school in the latest fall-out from the cheating scandal. senior co-captain kyle casey will miss the entire season. the other co-captain senior guard brandon curry also up kated but has yet to deci
ABC
Sep 22, 2012 5:00am PDT
final flight before settling down in los angeles. yesterday morning thousands gathered by the bridge. i was over there, it was fantastic. the crowd enjoyed two fly byes at the golden gate. the second one had the subtle going right between the bridge's towers. wow! >> honestly, i was a bit emotional. i was tiered up a little a litt. it surprised me. >> the flight of a little more than a thousand miles will be among endeavour's most memorable, which is saying a lot since the shuttle traveled 100 million miles through space. let's take a live look at the endeavour right now in los angeles. the los angeles international airport. it received a big welcome home yesterday and that's going to be the home, los angeles. the shuttle will be kept there for several weeks before it begins a twelve mile ground trek to the california space center. that's going to be interesting. and once it gets to the space center it will become a permanent museum exhibit. our viewers took some great pictures of the flyover. check this out. john griffin had this shot of the subtle passing over his neighborhood. it loo
ABC
Sep 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
area before settling down to los angeles yesterday morning. thousands gathered around the vista point of the side of the bridge. it was amazing. the crowd enjoyed two fly byes of the golden gate. the second one, check it out. the shuttle going right between the bridge's towers. wow! >> honestly? i was a bit emotional. i tiered up a little bit. it surprised me. >> i met a woman who had tiers flowing down her cheeks, she was so moved by the whole thing. the flight will be among the endeavour's most memorable, which is saying a lot since it flied over 100 million miles through space. let's take a live look at the endeavour in l.a. this morning and she's not going to leave it. she received a huge welcome yesterday. it will be prepped there for several weeks before it begins a twelve-mile ground trek to the california space center. they will toe that thing through the streets of los angeles to a permanent museum exhibit. in order to make room for the endeavor, they had to cut down 400 trees along the travel route. but before you get too upset, they will plant more than a thousand to replac
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 8:00am PDT
driving had to practice patience. for the most part they did. >>> in los angeles this weekend, drivers are being advised to stay off the roads in what is being called carmegeddon 2. san diego freeway, a ten-mile stretch of freeway making west los angeles and san fernando freeways is closed. demolition crews are working. it's part of one billion dollar improvement project that adds a ten-mile car-pool lane. they have 53 hours to finish their work and if they are not done on thyme a late penalty of $360,000 per hour. will be charged. >>> families in novato is remembering a young student struck by an suv as she rode her bike home from school. she was 12 years old and moved to nova from new mexico last month. hundreds of people mourned her loss in a vigil last night. >> reporter: they showed the grief and support for the family last night at the high school in novato. about 300 people came to the campus to join in a vigil and moment of silence for 12-year-old. the mom was hugged by friends and family. angela spoke to us off camera about her daughter. >> 12 short years he was here they have
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
los angeles today, governor brown sign aid measure increasing co-pay for new state employee benefits, reducing retirement benefits, and raising age in which they can receive them. >> and we're going to get people working longer and cap the amount. you shouldn't be getting a pension making bigger salaries like managers do because the more money you make you're supposed to know how to invest it, yourself. and that bill passed capped pensions at $132,000 a year. and the reforms are expected to save as much as $55 billion over 30 years. >> there is apple unveiled an iphone with cool new features. david louie joins us live. have you seen and touched the new iphone 5. is your heart aflutter? >> it is aflutter. this is an amazing sensation to touch one. sheer what the new iphone 5 looks like. it's glass and aluminium. engineers trying to pack more tech knowledge nolg into a smaller package. the new iphone 5 is actually a bit taller about one and a third inch as louing to stack five rows of icons opposed to four. and there is another thing to consider it's thinner and that is just t
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 4:30am PDT
final journey to los angeles scheduled to include a bay area fly-over. stormy weather along the gulf of mexico means the trip from florida can begin until tomorrow. that pushes back a scheduled fly-over above mountain view and san francisco to friday. the final voyage ends in los angeles where it will be permanently displayed at the california science center. >>> let's check in with mike talk about flying yesterday morning we had delays at sfo. what do you predict today >> i think the same thing, a lot of cloud cover looks like we'll have those delays. we'll let you know how long they are when they let us know. good morning. clouds over the bay area as we look from vollmer peak towards downtown san francisco, live doll ver from the satellite on -- live from vollmer peak from the satellite. low to mid 50s, -- sunshine this afternoon, better part of the morning to get back to the coast. cooler than normal highs the entire seven day forecast autumn arrives saturday morning 7:49. san francisco 62, santa rosa 73. temperatures are going to ebb and flow one to two degrees the next seven days.
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
illegal. a los angeles judge ruled today that california's ban on flaw graw is to remain in place. they say the law banning the pours feeding of ducks and geese to enlarge their livers is too vague and interferes with interstate commerce. a series of abc7 news i-team investigations lead to the ban that went into affect on july 1st. well, after nearly four hours hanging 300 feet in the air, stranded riders are free and back on the ground tonight. it happened at knot berry farm in orange county on a ride called the wind seeker. for the second time in 12 days by the way the ride malfunctioned and they dangled there hundreds of feet in the air. engineers lowered the ride and got the 20 people off safely. no harm, no foul. now, let's go over to meteorologist sandhya patel for a first check on weather and the conditions outside right now, sandhya. >> let's check out live doppler 7hd, and there is limited cloud cover for a change. the clouds are slow to return, so just a few patches out there. as we check out those temperatures, you can see they are falling. no cloud cover to keep you insulate
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm PDT
wildfire burning in los angeles near the get tees center art museum. it is east of interstate 405 in the hills above sepulveda pass. two aircraft known as super scoopers dropped water on the flames. this fire broke out short low after 3:30 and quickly moved uphill toward a residential cul-de-sac in bel-air. no homes have been damaged though. the fire has charred about70 acres so far. >>> we are learning more about the monterey man under arrest in connection with the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found in san benito county. lawrence jones is in custody down in southern california. he is a professor at the naval postgraduate school in monterey. jones is the victim's ex-husband. she was still living with him. her body was left in a wooded area in san benito county. officers executed a search warrant at her home in monterey and determined she was killed there before her body was transported. >>> a gritty oakland neighborhood plagued by prostitutes and johns is celebrating the closing of two motels notorious for their link to the sex trade. neighbors and merchants in that ar
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
matthews is in charlotte. >> reporter: the chairman of the convention is los angeles mayor go , you would think california delegates -- would get good seats. in the back in the corner in the dark. >> reporter: yep delegates in the cheap seats first rows reserved for swing states like iowa and nevada. >> i hope california never upfront. >> reporter: california delegates met at the airport by an army of volunteers. can't say if saturday night's party contributed to the eject of a california delegate, sometime after this big blow-out two delegates showed up at the hotel one falsely claiming to be a congressman was asked to go home no names being released. one arrest. several hundred hundred marched through uptown charlotte. remember the san francisco woman kicked out of the republican convention during romney's speech? she is here in charlotte with her crew. >> people of all races and economic backgrounds in the streets, a lot of young people which makes me inspired. >> reporter: inspiring young voters is the goal of the organizers they are going to stream the until convention on the i
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
flies to houston before heading to los angeles. the endeavour, the youngest of the shuttle fleet flew 25 missions circleed earth more than 4600 times. low level fly-over through northern california thursday. three crewmembers from the international space station are back home this morning. they landed two hours ago in kazakhstan after more than four months in space. this is video from the soyuz space capsule as they undocked from the space station. they've been inor about it since may, welcome back. >>> next, the real life dangers of sexting what new findings reveal about teenagers who send explicit text messages. >>> new protests sparked by anti-islam video. >>> the ingredient now causing big healthé problems in kids. >>> consequences of cold feet what prewedding jitters could tell about how long the marriage may last. >>> it was the summer of shades, 50 shades that made things hotter today i talk with the author of that titilating trilogy what noted her to write in book and where did she learn all this stuff? who does she think should play grey on the big screen? why husbands acro
ABC
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
center, griffith observatory, los angeles city hall, and the nasa jet propulsion laboratory, queen mary, malibu beach, long beach aquarium. she was everywhere you can just watch it forever. >> this is the los angeles skyline. >> endeavor touched down at los angeles international airport today. and rob hays was there for the landing. >> the arrival at l.a.x. was an audible one. from a tarmac buzz... to a burst of applause. to lmz this. into is a humming of the scene from star trek. by the fly buy bimade it final. and the days soaring through space or across the skies are over. but it days of inspiring will continue at california science center. >> admission is free. go see the space shuttle. it's going to inspire a lot of kids to imagine what they can do and fwoitsing to inspire a lot of people to think what we can do when we're constructive, and not destructive. >> the pop pomp and circumstance emphasizing excitement of landing in los angeles. later tonight when the sun is start stog-to-set, and things have settled down, that is when this massive crane will swing into action. >> th
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
news at >>> breaking news we're following is in los angeles. a wildfire erupted in the hills above sepulveda pass on the east side of interstate 405. there is lots of smoke, blistering heat and windy conditions are fanning flaips, fire officials say the fire burning through two acres of brush near the getty center art museum. it's closed as a precaution. the fire is approaching several large homes. we'll monitor this throughout the hour and bring updates here on abc 7 news at 4:00. >> there is serious online shop goinging noncalifornia. consumers bri tri to beat a law that begins charging taxes on most internet purchases. the law taxes take affect at midnight. shoppers can save between 7% to 9% by charging items through this evening. and state officials say the new law brings in $100 million in new revenue during the first year, just from the purchases alone. the board of he saigs hired 35 new auditors and collect dwrorz hand qlel this wind fall. >> business news, stark warnings from the obama administration. but first another victory for apple. and we're live with the rofrt. >> an
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >> the wildfire burning near the 405 freeway in los angeles is now fully contained. the 90-acre fire broke out friday afternoon. it raced through dry brush and steep terrain and came close to the get tees center art museum. about 150 firefighters battled the flames and water-dropping helicopters played a big role in beating back the fire. the crews are still on the scene tonight watching for any flare ups. there were no injuries and no structures burned. >>> still to come, more tension in the middle east. three attacks in three days in afghanistan, and tonight more concerns on u.s. embassies overseas. >> the reno air race wraps up. the new rules to make fans safer. >> and in you austerity measures? what governor jerry brown says he will do if his tax plan doesn't pass in november and what he is doing right now. jay we have low clouds and fog pushing in through the golden gate and through the bay. looks like a cooler weather pattern for the first part of the workweek. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connec
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am PDT
valley, the san joaquin valley. even los angeles. gusty winds in the sierra nevada. the fire danger is quite high. when it clears here, nice day at the beach but strong rip currents along the central coast. but we are talking about a nice afternoon. we will call it mostly sunny. game time 1:05 with temperatures in the low 60s at at&t park. the breeze kicks up so it will still be pleasant in the afternoon. raiders are playing across the bay, lower 60s. mid-afternoon we will call it partly cloudy to mostly sunny and low 80s returning here. higher clouds in the south bay and instead of the mid-80s, a little more like fall, 9 in san jose. really nice there with last day of the jazz festival in monterey, 65. and the walnut festival in walnut creek, and the folson street fair going on in the city. but a nice-looking afternoon. not much of a change to start the week. the winds are going to kick up and and it lacks like they will go offshore by the end of the week and that means warmer, dryer conditions. >> thanks, lisa. let's check out sports. at 10:00 this morning the niners play the minn
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
morning. if you are traveling to the southern california area los angeles, anticipation of a lot of traffic 405 shutdown between 101 at getty center to demolish the mulholland bridge this weekend. major delays, asking that you stay out of the area. drive time out of the central val >> -- valley. >> even warning signs here they are talking about watching out for the freeways with the carmageddon. >> hopefully, nothing bad will materialize. >>> nfl refs officially back. the thursday night football game where they made their first appearance since the end of the lockout and show of support from the fans. >> which kristen wants me to mention she predicted. >> legal decision just announced from britain's royal family after nude photos of princej >>> welcome back. 6:13. we've got fog on the golden gate bridge not a surprise. thick in places along when you are near the coast mike says the fog is going to be lifting at some point late morning, midday, early afternoon somewhere around there sunshine will come, overcast right now. >>> the royals will not pursue legal action over those naked
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Sep 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> the wildfire burning near the 405 freeway in los angeles is now fully contained. the 90-acre fire broke out friday afternoon. it raced through dry brush and steep terrain and came close to the get tees center art museum. about 150 firefighters battled the flames and water-dropping helicopters played a big role in beating back the fire. the crews are still on the scene tonight watching for any flare ups. there were no injuries and no structures burned. >>> still to come, more tension in the middle east. three attacks in three days in afghanistan, and tonight more concerns on u.s. embassies overseas. >> the reno air race wraps up. the new rules to make fans safer. >> and in you austerity measures? what governor jerry brown says he will do if his tax plan doesn't pass in november and what he is doing right now. jay we have low clouds and fog pushing in through the golden gate and through the bay. looks like a cooler weather pattern for the first part of the workweek. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to gi
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Sep 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in los angeles. who needed help, just ahead. >> coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00 water patrol duty goes to new depths to sniff out a big, invasive problem in lake autos let's go outside again. bay bridge toll plaza. there are cars facing you head together city. cash is not king today. slow going if you don't have fast track. stay with us. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. 6. >>> coast guard comes to the rescue in real life for actor russell crow and all that have is in today's enter taintment report from on the record carpet of here is raishel sming. >> a movie star has to call in the authorities. russell crow and his friends kayaking and got lost. the coast guard on a routine patrol when they heard
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Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm PDT
her way from omaha to santa monica. she arrived in los angeles a few hours later. the f.a.a. is investigating. >>> a jail lock down from a case of tuberculosis was lifted. they locked down a section of the facility in redwood city to prevent a possible spread of the illness. two inmates were dying -- diagnosed with active cases of tb. the couple with over crowding conditions housed new inmates. the women who were infected were isolated and taken to an outside medical facility for treatment. >>> a saddening to the search for a retired san francisco firefighter who disappeared during a train trip to canada. the body of charlie dowd was found in nebraska. the san mateo man was traveling cross country to visit family when he vanished. amtrak officials believe he may have fallen from the train. his family is devastated, but they are grateful for the many prayers and support they received during their search. >>> a mu rine county man died in a bizarre climbing accident in utah. he lived in novato and he is a retired neurosurgeon at ucsf. he died on tuesday repelling down a canyon at z
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
afternoon sun los angeles 81, san diego 77, palm springs 100. no more flooding rains in southern california mid to upper 90s through the central valley upstairs and to our north budging area of high pressure pushing -- bulging area of high pressure pushing through, any time that high starts to develop we get a little warmer not going to get an offshore breeze so the warmest weather inland we'll see more pockets of sun along the coast today, tomorrow, friday. warmth will peak at coast tomorrow upper 60s taper to near 60 monday, max out in the mid 80s around the bay thursday, friday mid 90s inland temperatures drop slowly saturday, sunday, level off monday, tuesday with morning clouds and afternoon sunshine. >> we checked on that figure for the bribe amount for the egg farm, it was just $300, petty cash. >>> listen to this, co-captain of harvard basketball team has chosen to withdraw from school in the latest fall-out from the cheating scandal. senior co-captain kyle casey will miss the entire season. the other co-captain senior guard brandon curry also up kated but has yet to decide if he wi
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
come in handy in los angeles right now. there is a carmeggedon 2 will be beginning. closed for a construction project. a similar shut down last year was the original carmeggedon. >> and caltrans is reminding bay area drivers that the bridge will be closed next month and there is the bridge closing from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following monday. and there be replacing roadway. >> a new law will make buying an electric car more affordable. it allows to use charging stations into the loan. >> an effort urging the governor to veto a controversial vaccine bill there are most doctors are concerned and al rallying against ab 2109 requiring parents who don't want their kids vaccinated to receive a written waiver. >> a governor sign aid bill into law giving students access to electric versions of college textbooks. this is a online version. >> and christopher stevens will be honored with a moment of silence tomorrow before the cal football game. the university set up a fund to receive gifts in his honor. >> happening now alameda county food bank is desperate for food. they haven't rece
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Sep 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
ii. san diego freeway where a ten mile stretch of freeway linking west los angeles and the san fernando valley is shut down. it's one of the world's busiest freeways. demolition crews are tearing down a bridge. they have until monday morning to clear away the debris and build a new one. the contractor faces huge penalties if the work isn't done in time for monday morning's commute. we will keep an eye on it and let you know how the job is pro grossing. -- pro grossing. breaking news in vallejo. a fire has damaged the law offices of davis. a fire broke out this morning right across from the sonano superior courthouse. firefighters knocked it down quickly and nobody injured by officials say the fire is suspicious and they are calling in arson investigators. after hearing about the fire, the mayor arrived at the scene appearing visibly shaken by what was going on. he offices there with another attorney. it's considered a crime scene and that's all fire officials are saying right now. families in novato are remembering a young student struck by an suv and killed two days ago as she
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Sep 15, 2012 1:05am PDT
burning in los angeles near the get tees center art museum. it is east of interstate 405 in the hills above sepulveda pass. two aircraft known as super scoopers dropped water on the flames. this fire broke out short low after 3:30 and quickly moved uphill toward a residential cul-de-sac in bel-air. no homes have been damaged though. the fire has charred about70 acres so far. >>> we are learning more about the monterey man under arrest in connection with the death of a 29-year-old woman whose body was found in san benito county. lawrence jones is in custody down in southern california. he is a professor at the naval postgraduate school in monterey. jones is the victim's ex-husband. she was still living with him. her body was left in a wooded area in san benito county. officers executed a search warrant at her home in monterey and determined she was killed there before her body was transported. >>> a gritty oakland neighborhood plagued by prostitutes and johns is celebrating the closing of two motels notorious for their link to the sex trade. neighbors and merchants in that area are for
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
fared better against the angels in los angeles. moss and pennington, homered the a's win 3-1. they've won 10 straight games on the road tying the third longest streak in oakland history. a's are leading the american league wild card race they meet the angels again tonight. >>> raiders are going through a makeover since al davis passed away, new gm, new head coach against the chargers, same performance. raiders were driving first possession to ingram knocks the ball lose, look at this hit -- ball loose, look at this hit, bang! ball pops loose long night from there --. line back hasn't long snapped since high school -- >> we gotta eliminate the self-inflicted wounds that has hurt news the preseason and obviously hurt us tonight we have to find way to get those things eliminated. >> raiders will try to get back on track against the dolphins. >>> harrowing encounter with wildlife at yellowstone national park. a group of young vacationers never thought they would see this. caught on video posted on youtube this group gets dangerously close to a bison. more shocking the adult camera operato
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Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is back in los angeles tonight after a weekend health scare. he was rushed to a hospital in italy for an undisclosed emergency forcing the band to cancel a concert n los angeles he he mouthed words my voice is gone which many suspect was just a ruse to avoid speaking with reporter autos fire officials tell us a wildfire above glendora will not be contained until a week from thursday. the fire destroyed 3600 acres and campers and residents were evacuated over the weekend. the flames now appear to be burning on uninhabited land. firefighters relying on cooler weather ask calmer winds. and there is is a battle against mosquitoes continues in the bay area, fogging trucks will be out in parts of contra costa counties. vector control targeting and there has been several hours of may have spraiing start agent 11:00 p.m. the town of knighton will be fogged tonight. >> and we have more ahead on abc 7 news at 6:00 including an update on a highway shootout in the east bay that left an officer on life support and a major freeway shut down. >> and i've been in traffic two and a half hours, i a
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
loop is, 90s throughout the central valley, 101 palm springs, 75 san diego, 80 los angeles. tomorrow in tahoe a chance of isolated thunderstorm, 76 near 80 well above average saturday and sunday, around yosemite, a chance of a thunderstorm tomorrow 90, low to mid 90s saturday and sunday. >>> on to the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney will be campaigning in the same state again today, virginia. the president is launching a new ad in seven battleground states today, promote ago economic plan he says will create a million manufacturing jobs and cut oil imports. he's leading in the polls in ohio where he once again linked mitt romney to his comment as that 47% of americans see themselves as victims who depend on government. >> the president: as i travel around ohio and look out on this crowd, i don't see a lot of victims. i see hard workers that's what i see. >> mitt romney is trailing in florida and iowa and was asked about the poll numbers. >> i'm very pleased with some, less so with others polls go up and down. >> romney trying to retool his message as some vo
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Sep 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
. that's cooling into the sacramento valley. even fresno not as hat, 92. 88 in los angeles. but big problems with the rib currents south of the bay around monterey and be careful if you are headed to the beaches down there. 60 in half moon bay. the milbrae art and wine festival, the 42nd one going on today there. and the sausalito art festival through labor day. 75 san jose with 67 in salinas. today maybe a couple degrees warmer than yesterday. a big warmup tomorrow, labor day. it will stay that way on tuesday and the cool down wednesday, thursday and friday. not bad out there. just a little cool to start out today. >> you are giving me an absolute lock, tomorrow in pet aluminum ma for the parade. it will be nice. >> thank you. >> no problem. tomorrow afternoon petaluma will honor its little league heroes with a 45 minute parade. they are going to be starting about 1:00. walnut park located at 4th and d streets. look for individual players to be riding in convertible hot rods and classic cars. that should be a sight. there will be speeches, presentations and, of course, free hot dog
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Sep 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
to san jose" and "say a little prayer." >> a special blessing in los angeles, the blessing of the pets at the san gabriel mission. hundreds turn out to have their dogs, cats, and horse blessed by the priest. the mission is celebrating its 241st birthday this year. >> and just ahead, it was once just for white house insiders. now you can test the president's favorite brew at hem. the recipe just released today. >> the revolution brewing in the local beer business. we'll show you what is on tap at bay area brew riz. >> leigh: we'll also take a loot out our highs for tomorrow. plus, if you're traveling across the state, we'll >> alan: the white house caused buzz by rereleasing the recipe of president obama's favorite home brews. >> the president, inspired by brewers around the country wanted to try this out. >> alan: ale to the chief. white house chef is sharing the secrets for making the honey ale and honey porter, both made using honey harvested from the white house beehive. if you want to brew your own white house beer, go to abc7.com, search under ale to the chief. >> there's a r
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Sep 2, 2012 2:00am PDT
blessing in los angeles, the blessing of the pets at the san gabriel mission. hundreds turn out to have their dogs, cats, and horse blessed by the priest. the mission is celebrating its 241st birthday this year. >> and just ahead, it was once just for white house insiders. now you can test the test the ps favorite brew at hem. the recipe just released today. >> the revolution brewing in the local beer business. we'll show you what is on tap at bay area brew riz. >> leigh: we'll also take a loot out our highs for tomorrow. plus, if you're traveling across the state, we'll >> alan: the white house caused buzz by rereleasing the recipe of president obama's favorite home brews. >> the president, inspired by brewers around the country wanted to try this out. >> alan: ale to the chief. white house chef is sharing the secrets for making the honey ale and honey porter, both made using honey harvested from the white house beehive. if you want to brew your own white house beer, go to abc7.com, search under ale to the chief. >> there's a revolution brewing in the beer business. craft beers are mak
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Sep 22, 2012 1:05am PDT
. mrs. romney was on her way from omaha to santa monica. she arrived in los angeles a few hours later. the f.a.a. is investigating. >>> a jail lock down from case of tuberculosis was lifted. they locked down a section of the facility in redwood city to prevent a possible spread of the illness. two inmates were dying -- diagnosed with active cases of tb. the couple with over crowding conditions housed new inmates. the women who were infected were isolated and taken to an outside medical facility for treatment. >>> a saddening to the search for a retired san francisco firefighter who disappeared during a train trip to canada. the body of charlie dowd was found in nebraska. the san mateo man was traveling cross country to visit family when he vanished. amtrak officials believe he may have fallen from the train. his family is devastated, but they are grateful for the many prayers and support they received during their search. >>> a mu rine county man died in a bizarre climbing accident in utah. he lived in novato and he is a retired neurosurgeon at ucsf. he died on tuesday repelling down
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Sep 10, 2012 11:00pm PDT
but major league baseball will not authorize a move to san jose. meanwhile los angeles is gunning for an nfl team. it's already proposing the construction of a new stadium. fichlt. [applause]. >>reporter: cap mayor kwan trust raiders owner davis not to the leave for la? >> you have to listen to mark davis. he says he wants to stay in the bay area. >>reporter: but kwan knows what it really takes. she recently announced a new stadium proposal that include hotel and retail shopping all link to the bart and airport connect or. but it all comes down to one thing. >> want to make more money bottom line they make more minithrough luxury suite club seating corporate sponsorship that's the name of the game these days. >>reporter: whole week of events and activities to support the a and raiders including a pep relevanty with leif music led by the mayor held on wednesday from noon to one. reporting live in oaklan oakland, 7 news. >> thank you. first time fans of tonight rai raider game to pass through a metal detector before entering the coliseum. new level of security is now at all football sta
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Sep 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the san fernando valley area, and los angeles getting ready to get hit with moderate rain. if you have late evening flights, there could be flight delays in those regions overnight tonight as the thunderstorms will continue to develop and push on from east to west. here's a look at some current readings. 81 in fairfield. antioch, 85. 54, san francisco. santa rosa, 83. 75, los gatos, 72, san jose. the highlights for at least the next five to seven days, cool overnight tonight, with some coastal clouds. get ready for sunshine, mild day for your monday, and then each day this week we start to warm up just a little bit until get into wednesday and thursday, two of the warmest days for the work week. santa rosa this morning at the airport, 39 degrees. it's going to be cool with the clear sky there, so 43 overnight tonight. san francisco, touch of fog. 53, and in the east bay, antioch, 58. we had a very weak area of low pressure push to the north of us, but it's a little cooling today, and replacing this low, we're going to get a little bubble of i'll call it warm to mild air. not extre
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Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm PDT
said to attend events in los angeles before coming to the bay area. >> and coming up, the silicon valley women making up forbes most powerful women in the world z who has fallen from grace. >> there is eacher of the year finalists explain whaigt takes to be a contender. >> i'm sandhya patel. there is warmer weather coming up. >> and officials want to ask questions to yosemite workers in light of >> the burglar behind a string of commercial break ins has been caught but only on tape. surveillance video shows him breaking into bill's market on highway 116 and detectives say once inside sparks fly and he uses a tool to cut a box. interest there he s and this is described as a black male in 30s or 40s about six feet tall. the same man is at leas least -- suspected in two other burglaries in northern sonoma county. perhaps you recognize him. >> there are several retailers not doing enough to remove harmful amounts of lead and there is michael finney following this story after firing dangerous levels of led found in purses at retailers including forever 21, nordstrom and the center for
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Sep 17, 2012 11:00am PDT
for massive demonstrations there this week. -- >> in los angeles right now coptic christian and muslim leaders are holding a news conference to denounce the violence in the mideast over that anti-islamic movie. these are live pictures of that event, very peaceful because they are talking about the rights of free speech and other things. the filmmaker is a self-described coptic christian. >>> shiny new record for apple, the company sold more than two million preorders for iphone 5 in the first 24 hours double the number for the 4s. lines are already growing outside apple stores. flagship store in new york city die-hard fans are camping out many missed out on last week's preorder limited numbers go on sale friday at apple stores and wal-mart, best buy, radioshack, at&t, verizon and sprint. let the frenzy begin. >> mike with the forecast. cooler today. >> definitely cooler today. you may be able to see the winds that are a little faster, clouds a little more stubborn today, tomorrow and wednesday will be the coolest. we'll talk about the change just in time for the weekend in your seven d
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Sep 18, 2012 11:00pm PDT
visibility day. a number of cities including los angeles hold bisexual pride events, but berkeley is the first city to proclaim a day recognizing bisexual people. >>> coming up, the dog rescue from half a world away. how 12 strays found their way into the arms of new owners in the bay area. >> and pink slips going out to thousands of workers a the a major airline. but it is not all bad news in the job market. >> and it is looking a lot like winter. where we found these people >>> 12 airline passengers made it through customs in san francisco. ordinarily that would not make news, but these particular passengers are grabbing some headlines. you see, they are dogs rescued in taiwan. as abc7 news reporter alan wang explains, brought here to their new homes. >> they came from the streets of taiwan, 12 strays from puppies to seniors who are reuniting with their new families after a flight from the island nation. >> i was told he was shy because he came from a pretty bad background. we are going to give him lots of love and hugs. >> most are golden retrievers, a popular dog that is being overbr
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Sep 19, 2012 1:05am PDT
visibility day. a number of cities including los angeles hold bisexual pride events, but berkeley is the first city to proclaim a day recognizing bisexual people. >>> coming up, the dog rescue from half a world away. how 12 strays found their way into the arms of new owners in the bay area. >> and pink slips going out to thousands of workers a the a major airline. but it is not all bad news in the job market. >> and it is looking a lot like winter. where we found these people breaking outrs?x?xpcs6 [ female announcer ] every day, there's a new reason not to make a home-cooked meal. work, errands, a greasy bag of deep-fried easy. ♪ fortunately with hamburger helper's 40 varieties a home-cooked meal is never out of reach. hamburger helper. help is on the way. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. it through customs in san francisco. ordinarily that would not make news, but these particular passengers a
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Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
gabriel mountains about fan miles northeast of do you want los angeles. the rugged steep terrain make this is fire very difficult to manage and quetta handle on. national forest service is using air tanker and 6 helicopter to control the flames by air as best as they can. 700 firefighters on the scene working it from the ground. expire san gabriel canyon evacuated with is structures threatening many. more than 600 ache versus burn so far. the fire is only 5 percent contained at this point and officials expect another week before they get it under control. mean time grass fear in cocoa continue burned 150 acres in the hills between pittsburgh and concord this evening. smoke drifted into pittsburgh. with the help of 3 air tanker and helicopters true contain the fire at 7:30 tonight. they are still on the scene this evening. no structures are threatened. nobody was injured. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> california democratic party chairman burton is poll jaysing for an inflammatory remark he made about republicans at the democratic national convention. the former san
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Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
florida's kennedy space center to a museum in los angeles, its new permanent home. and during its journey, the endeavor will do low-level fly officers past urban areas across the country. on thursday, september 20th, the shuttle will pass over moffet field and and it will also go over san francisco and other cities in the state as well. stay tuned for the details of the exact time the fly officers will take place. we will let you know so you can step outside. it is strange to see it on top of the building. >> what's going on? the shuttle. >> it is huge. it is massive. >>> sports. >> i am easily entertained. where would the giants be without marco scootero. don't even think about that. they wouldn't be in first place. mr. clutch does it again against the dodgers. sports is next. >>> good evening. how do you spell clutch some cs-c-u-t-o-r-o. they are opening a huge series with a victory on orange friday at at&t park. sold out as always. dodgers get to tim lincecum and it is a bobble and they get kemp at first. giants tied it and a base knock off beckett and in comes crawford. timmy
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Sep 21, 2012 1:05am PDT
big deal. >>reporter: now endeavor final destination is los angeles where it will be put on display at the california flying snivrment fog delayed the shuttle visit by an hour or so. meteorologist sandy is looking ahead to the conditions at fly over time. >> i am so excited i'll tell use i'm so excited. tonight the fog low clouds have not returned. there are changes in the weather which will make for ideal conditions tomorrow morning so that fly over mostly clear skies over the state capitol as it makes its way towards the golden gate bridge. clearing there near the golden gate bridge. only patchy low cloud expected clear view as the shuttle endeavor heads towards moffitt field. so it is looks like a picture perfect setting. don't forget to tweet us at this site and of course we have change weae weekend the weekend not only the seasons we are talking about the weather pattern. back with all the details. >> see you then. >> another highly anticipated arrival just under nine hours to go if the i-phone 5 will be available to customers. this doesn't mean apple fans are waiting until tomorr
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Sep 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in los angeles. >> what a spectacle. and bart kicked off the 40th anniversary celebration this afternoon. the party included memorabilia from early days when the trains ran back. 100,000 people road bart between oakland and fremont. and one long time employee describe what's people thought of the system started running. >> we looked at bart like disney, we didn't know what it was. we knew it's going to be a commuter system. >> 400,000 riders use the system on a regular basis. bart's 40th anniversary celebration include contests. and the system will give 40,000 free rides to local schools so students can ride on field trips. details on our site abc 7 news.com. there is more on bart's past and future coming up at 6:00. >> and as we go to break there is a reminder about a new afternoon line up starting at 1:00 with general hospital. >> and who wants to be a millionaire on at 2:00 followed by jeopardy, then, katie couric's new talk show followed by abc 7 news at 4:00. >>> coming up in half an hour arrest of a demonstrateor in a war protest. how her legal challenge could affect crim
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Sep 21, 2012 11:00am PDT
see it for real. >> reporter: now the shuttle is on its way to los angeles where it will go to l.a.x. and then will be housed at the california science center. there was restricted air space around here we are told there were no flight delays at sfo because of this. john alston, abc7 news. >>> another advantage point that attracted a crowd the golden gate bridge of course that's where terry mcsweeney joins us live. what a morning for you! >> reporter: it really was. it was a great story to cover for every kind of reason standing here at vista point just over the golden gate bridge on the marin side. watching the space shuttle kind of come out of haze fly over alcatraz and come over and split the uprights, if you will, on the golden gate bridge. take a look at the pictures. people were saying wow. they were cheering. everybody, it was almost as if a sergeant said to his platoon, salute. as the shuttle came over alcatraz they pulled up their cameras that was their salute and everybody started taking pictures with the ipads, phones, camera phones the whole thing. it was an emotional day
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Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> in los angeles right now drivers are being told to stay off the road had. this is a live picture of the san diego freeway where a ten mile stretch of freeway linking west los angeles and the san fernando valley is shut down. it's one of the world's busiest freeways. demolition crews are tearing down a bridge. they have until monday morning to clear away the debris and build a new one. the contractor faces huge penalties if the work isn't done in time for monday morning's commute. we will keep an eye on it and let you know how the job is pro grossing. >>> a family is remembering a young student, struck by an s.u.v. as she road her bike home from school. she was 12-year-old and moved with her family from new mexico last month. hundreds of people mourned her loss last night. we have more. >> novato showed its grief and support for the rat live family friday night at the high school in novato. about 300 came to join in a vigil and a moment of high sense for the 12-year-old. a tearful mom was hugged by friends and family. angela spoke to us off-camera about her daughter. >> in the twe
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Sep 20, 2012 1:05am PDT
endeavor is expected to fly over on friday on route to its final stop in los angeles. tonight it is in houston, texas. it took off from the kennedy space center this morning. it is always a dramatic image as it piggybacks its way to its destination. bay area viewing parties are being held at the berkeley lawrence halve science and the explore for yum and moffet field. we have specifics on when you can see it. we expect it to pass over at 8:30 on friday morning. the question is will the weather cooperate? sandhya patel is back with the full forecast. >> to see or not to see, dan. that is the question. and as shuttle endeavor makes its way up to the state capital first from edwards air force base and then veers out to the bay area, you will run into low clouds on friday morning near the golden gate bridge and around the oakland area. by the time it makes its way toward moffet field, thas saw aimes research center, the clouds will be parting and the marine layer is expected to be shallow by friday morning. i am keeping my fingers crossed. we would love to see your pictures so don't forget
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Sep 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
until the terms are agreed upon. >>> work use in los angeles have been angering some residents by chopping down hundreds of trees for a space shuttle. 400 ficus, pine and other trees that line the treats of l.a. are being removed so the enormous space shuttle can be removed from the l.a. airport through inglewood to the california science center. endeavour will make the trip next month the center will plant 800 trees to make up for the loss. some residents say no amount can make up for the shade and beauty of the lost trees. >>> san francisco supervisors refused to other turn their vote approving a 134 unit condo project. the issue now goes to voters on the november ballot. the project is located in the waterfront area north of the ferry bidding. supervisors approved it in june with a provision to increase the height limit from 84 feet to 136 feet. opponents gathered more than 30,000 signatures to qualify the referendum to overturn the height limit. the project will remain on hold until after next year's elections. >>> encouraging news from doctors about a firefighter who suffered
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Sep 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >>> weapon in his hand. >>> tense situation in los angeles as police chase a murder suspect. >>> popular supplement researchers the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. try resolve easy clean to deep clean your carpets. just 3 easy steps for beautifully clean carpets. it removes 3 times more dirt than vacuuming alone. don't just vacuum clean. resolve clean. >>> welcome back. mid 70s to 80 around the bay mid to upper 60s along the coast into san francisco all of us will see sun by the afternoon even though we have thick clouds this morning. rest of the country first fall cool snap moving through the upper midwest, 69 minneapolis, 64 denver 80s up and down the eastern seaboard. we don't have organized areas of severe weather all major airports on the west coast on time. showers developing from minute -- check out our flight tracker any time you need it, abc7news.com. >>> huge turn-out in lafayette last night to cel
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